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from new mexico. mr. bingaman: mr. president, i'd ask that the quorum call be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. bingaman: in 181, in his first inaugural address, president reagan said -- quote -- "government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem." i came to the senate two years later in 1983 with the firm belief that in most cases his statement was wrong. i believed then and i believe now that the federal government can be a constructive force for good in protecting and maintaining the civil liberties of all americans, in maintaining and strengthening our economy, in he can prosecuting our environment -- in protecting our environment and in helping americans live product tiffed and fulfilling lives. as i luke back over the last -- as i look back over the last 30 years, many of the arguments that have consumed our time here in the senate, whether on questions of spending or taxes or regulation or fiscal policy, those questions have divided between those who saw government as the problem and those who believed that it could an
, indeed, and the official state nickname of new mexico is land of enchantment, carrying a whiff of new aged mysticism with it and makes it glowy and warm and fuzzy and tends to obscure a much more complicated reality, and, ultimately, that's what desert american's about, how we imagine the desert or how it's imagined for us by the many arctic tis representations that -- artistic representations that created a vision of the desert for us that's consumed, bought, and sold, the stage upon real estate being sold and hotels and stays in hotels, and tourist packages, ect., and how complicated the actual human geography of the place is. there's imagined place and there's the lived place. i'm going to take you to northern new mexico briefly here. angela chose northern new mexico. she's from central new mexico, and both of the families have issues with addiction, and that was another point of end counter between us. she chose northern knack, i -- northern new mexico, i think, not to be right next door to her family, but close enough to visit often, and, also, because northern new mexico, there'
their breath. four were arrested for that. >>> and three people broke into a new mexico wal-mart right on christmas morning. they stole $30,000 worth of stuff. they didn't just grab things, they picked out rifles, then went to the electronic section, they broke into locked drawers and took mp3 players, cameras and more. they filled three carts and took them out of the back of the store where a 4th person was waiting. >>> workers are planning a possible strike that could affect people all up and down the east coast including right here in baltimore. we will tell you about that and turkey, ham, they are a great part of most holiday meals. they can also make you sick. what you need to know about christmas dinner leftovers before you open that fridge. >>> and the mustang. how more and more children are getting down with downward facing dogs and are getting in on the yoga craze. . >> warrior one. got to get into it. check it out. clear tonight, the winds finally diminish and enjoy a nice friday because things change saturday. . >>> a east baltimore man is beat then a christmas night attack
-old from new mexico who was brutally assaulted, raped and murdered in 2003. police were able to extract the d.n.a. profile of her killer from underneath katie's fingernails. but they got no match in the offender database. when they finally did get a hit on the attacker's d.n.a. three years later they discovered that the murderer had been arrested repeatedly after 2003. but because he was never convicted, he was not required to submit a d.n.a. sample for the database. had the mexico -- had new mexico required arrestees to submit a d.n.a. sample, katie's killer would have been apprehended and taken off the street years earlier. katie's law applies in new mexico and now 24 states across the country have learned arrestee testing works. this bill would create a new category of grants for states that collect d.n.a. from arrestees for certain felonies, by joining the 25 states plus the federal government that already collect d.n.a. from arrestees, additional state participation will make the national d.n.a. index system more effective and help us solve violent crimes. it does so without author
most popular and respected members, senator jeff bingaman of new mexico. when jeff came to this body 30 years ago, he had already led a life of accomplishment created in small-town new mexico, silver city. he was an eagle scout, graduated from harvard college, stanford law school, where he met his future wife, ann. while at stanford, he worked in senator robert f. kennedy's campaign for president. at the age of 35, he was elected new mexico attorney general in 1978. and four years later at the age of 39, elected to the united states senate. during his three decades in this body, jeff bingaman has been a classic workhorse senator as opposed to being a show horse senator. he is truly remarkable and distinctive among senators for his willingness to shun the limelight and share the credit in order to get important things done for his state and for this country. senator bingaman has been a much valued colleague of mine on the health, education, labor and pensions committee, but he has really made his mark in the senate a lasting mark in his role as chair of the energy and natural resources c
objection, the gentleman from new mexico is recognized for one minute. >> mr. speaker, i rise today to honor one of new mexico's great leaders, new mexico speaker of the house, ben lujan, who passed away tuesday night after his battle with lung cancer. speaker lujan is the speaker of our colleague, congressman ben ray lujan. first elected to the legislature in 1974, ben lujan served as speaker of the house from 2001 until 2012. throughout his tenure in the house, speaker lujan showed he was a champion for working families, a tireless advocate for his constituents and an absolute master of legislative strategy. mr. heinrich: at the beginning of this year when speaker lujan spoke to the legislature as to his battle with cancer, he asked that their time on earth is worthwhile and to, quote, make a difference for the children, our working families and for the elderly. speaker lujan has inspired me and so many new mexicans to do just that. our good thoughts and prayers are with his wife, carmen, with ben ray, and with the rest of the lujan family. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the gentle
opportunity. >> reporter: an opportunity she doesn't want to miss. david wright, abc news, mexico. >>> and we thank you for watching. and we will see you again tomorrow. as we leave you with a postcard from peoria, illinois, the festival of lights. winter wonderland in east peoria, courtesy of our affiliate, whoi. good night to everyone. have a wonderful evening. ♪ have yourself a merry little christmas ♪ >>> a unanimous vote gives pg&e a big rate increase what. is your share of an upgrade is going to be. >> i'm sandhya patel. live doppler 7 hd, tracking the storm, rain is moving in. winds picking up. i'll have the timing. system and how this will affect your holiday travels coming up. >> new fall out from the school tragedy. leaders proposing a citywide crack down on fires. >> the city of oakland goes to bat fr a local pot club facing eviction, challenging a federal crack down with >> the san bruin yes pipeline explosion, it wasn't sure fault, but you'll have to pay your share to make sure this doesn't happen again. >> the decision means your bill is going to go up, tonight a lot of peop
, lauren. >>> a woman in santa fe, new mexico is proving her love for santa claus with a jaw-dropping collection. two inflatable santas are the only decorations outside jerry gonzalez' home. but take a step inside, all you're going to see is jolly old st. nick. gonzalez got her first santa claus as a gift from her father when she was just 10 years old. so in the past 20 years with the help of her husband, gonzalez' collection has multiplied. she has more than 1500 santa clauses. >> he represents the giving spirit of christmas for me. everything he does represents happiness and giving and just being with family, being with friends and that's what christmas is to meat santa is. >> she doesn't plan on collecting santas anytime soon. this year she only displayed about 1,100 of the total of 1500 seapt yous oo opens. he's wruft tar pain. fnlg at for pay ieg if of after taupe troop got into christmas pirt. a tra tugle opleitive it it it it it 000 if it if 0 it it it if it if fl it it if of it if it it if it it it if it it it p p 0 it if p respect >>> nasty weather across the u.s. w
on christmas day when three men broke into a wal- mart in new mexico. they helped themselves to around $30,000 worth of items. they spent a few minutes in the hunting section where they broke into the locked glass cases and picked through a number of rifles from the cases. police are now waiting for the final count from wal-mart on just how many weapons are now out in the community. >> they can't legally be transferred to any honest citizen in the state or country. they could make their way to mexico or into the hands of wrong doers that would use it in the commission of violent crimes. >> the thieves filled carts with all kinds of electronics from cameras to ipads and loaded all the items into a white suv that was waiting at the back of the store. >> $30,000 worth of items. >>> if at first you don't succeed try try again. that's the mindset one man is now taking to finding the woman of his dreams. >> he's been unluckily in love in the past. it's not stopping him. he's not giving up. we're showing you the unconventional method this man is using. >> i'm meteorologist mike masco. here's one
to 6 inches of snow. even parts of northern arizona and new mexico could wind up with snow on the ground. the midwest is expecting to see snow from that same system later this week. >>> of course, the big question is how far east will that system make its way. storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein has the full forecast. tom? >> santa has retractible wheels on the snow. if there's no snow, he'll make here. we have a cloudy sky here. but a few breaks in the clouds around the brew ridge in shenandoah valley. the fog earlier this evening has dissipated. we've got the winds increasing. right now we're in the 40s to around 50 degrees. much of the region. the winds are gusting around 15 miles per hour. hometown forecast, waldorf, charles county by 6:30 near 50 and breaks in the clouds and partly sunny by noontime into the mid 50s and slight chance of a sprinkle. slight chance of sprinkles during the perhaps late morning and early afternoon and otherwise just clouds coming through. highs reaching the upper 50s. little sunshine in and out through the afternoon. we'll have changes o
, the complete first warning weather forecast is coming up. >>> a new mexico teacher is on leave today, after allegedly dragging a 6-year-old student down a hallway. the teacher claims the boy was being uncooperative, and she was not trying to hurt him. police did not identify the teacher because she has not been criminally charged. and the child's family is noz not pressing charges. >>> a hiker hangs on for dear life, after being stranded on a cliff in california. the 25-year-old college student was hanging on for dear life, after hanging onto vegetation for nearly an hour. she said she was on a routine hike when she ended up on an unfamiliar trail. she said the path began to crumble under her feet. she screamed and a friend called for help. >>> well, earth has been called a blue marble, ever since that famous picture was snapped by famous astronauts standing on the moon. alex demetrick reports, new imagery from nasa has now given our home a new nickname. the black marble. >> reporter: up until now, the best views from earth took days to see. not anymore.
. anywhere under $15 you can find a lot of great values. next we have americans. one from new mexico for gruet. can be made anywhere in the world. one from california. 14 to 15 to $16. then the most popular sparkling wine right now on the market is perceco. it's light and festive great for sunday brunch. all under $15. and then we have the true french champaigns. we have the high end don perion. anywhere from 30 up to $150 a bottle. >> if you are doing this, as far as champaigns, what should you do? how do you know what kind of champaign you are going to need? >>> let's distinguish what you want to spend. and then we can go to your budget. >> how do you know which one you are going to like if you are a nonwine, nonalcohol nonchampaign guy like me? >> we're going to do a blind tasting. >> we're tasting a perseco. you are going to tell me which one you like. >> i don't know what i'm doing. tastes like sprite. i'm just kidding. >> try this one. >> okay. >> i want you to tell me which one you like. >> drinking on the job. i think i like this one. >> then you like the spanish caba. >> und
a factory fire. >>> check out what turned up in a grocery store delivery in new mexico. an employee discovered this pistol and seven rounds of ammo stashed in a case of frozen meat. that worker told the supervisor who immediately called police. detectives put the gun's serial number and description into a national database. that could help track down the owner. >>> breaking news now. the owner of a bangladesh clothing factory where 112 people were killed last month lost its fire safety certification in june. the factory owner told the associated press that he was only authorized to build a three-story facility. he illegally expanded it to eight stories and was adding a ninth floor at the time of the fire. despite the violations, the factory produced clothes for disney, walmart, and sears. the fire is bangladesh's worst ever industrial accident. >>> this morning emergency teams are working to rescue hundreds of people missing after a typhoon hit the philippines. more than 400 people are believed to be missing. the powerful typhoon battered the country back on tuesday, killing 500 peo
. mr. leahy: madam president, i see the distinguished senior senator from new mexico on the floor, and i would yield to him. the presiding officer: the senator from new mexico. mr. bingaman: i thank my colleague, senator leahy. i would -- madam president, what is *t pending business before the senate now? is it an amendment to this legislation? the presiding officer: amendment number 3371 is the pending business. mr. bingaman: madam president, i'd ask that that amendment be set aside and that i be permitted to call up amendment number 3344 and ask for its immediate consideration. the presiding officer: without objection. the clerk will report the amendment. the clerk: the senator from new mexico, mr. bingaman, proposes an amendment numbered 3344. mr. bingaman: i'd ask that further reading of the amendment be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. bingaman: madam president, this is an amendment offered by myself and cosponsored by senators webb and wyden. it would provide for the approval of an agreement between the united states and the republic of palau in
. dryden made new mexico russ technical contributions to research in high speed err dynamics, fluid dynamics and acoustics and pub mished more than 100 papers in technical journals. the dryden flight research center was named after him in 1976, it's nasa's premier sight -- site for research. neil armstrong joined nacra -- naca and then nasa. he flew over 00 different models of aircraft such as the storied x-15. he transfered to astronaut status in 196 and was command pilot for the gemini 8 mission when he performed the first successful docking of two vehicles in space. as spacecraft commander for apollo 11, the first manned lunar landing mission, neil armstrong enspired millions around the world. he inspired me. and he passed away just this past august. madam speaker, it's clear that neil armstrong never sought the honor of having a nasa center named after him while he was alye. and the truth is his name is going to live long throughout history whether or not we ever name anything for him. and i expect that today we'll approve this legislation and that's fine but i hope that all me
degree from the university of california in 1973 and graduated from the university of new mexico school of law in 1976. judge grimm was admitted to the maryland bar in 1977. he has strong roots, legal experience and community involvement in the state of maryland. judge grimm lives with his family in towson, maryland. judge grimm began his legal career after graduating law school back in maryland as a captain of the united states army judge advocate corps at aberdeen proving grounds in maryland. he worked at the pentagon before heading back to the baltimore region alternating working in private practice and working in the state's attorney general's office, while continuing to serve as an active duty u.s. army j.a.g. corps officer with occasional stints in the pentagon. in 1997, judge grimm was elected a magistrate judge by the judges of the u.s. district court for the district of maryland and in 2006 became the chief u.s. magistrate judge in baltimore. in 2009, chief justice john roberts appointed judge grimm to serve as a member of the advisory committee for the federal rules of civil p
, forcing the men to run out so quickly, they almost forgot all of that stolen jewelry. >>> and in new mexico, police arrived just in time to break up a fight between two veterans that could have turnled deadly, as you're about to see. it all stemmed from a disagreement over a bumper sticker. >> drop the gun. drop the gun now. >> reporter: look at this dramatic video just released that shows police arriving on the scene of two men arguing. and they find one man holding another at gunpoint. >> step away. >> reporter: 43-year-old chris williams puts his hands in the air. and the officers separate the men. police say the two men, both veterans, had gotten into an altercation over a bumper sticker on williams' trucks that said derogatory things about president obama. >> why would a vet, on an american citizen, want to put that stuff on their truck? >> reporter: the argument escalated quickly. when the police arrived, they found the victim on his knees, his hands in the air, and williams allegedly holding the gun to the back of the man's head. >> drop the gun, now. >> reporter: police arriv
doing it in an isolated place in new mexico. i tried to talk him into doing it in a place where there is an ocean and something worth looking. at any rate, his plan to put spaceports in five or six different countries, he wants to do one or you can let people see the northern lights during your space flight. so he has some really neat ideas about where it could be done. when you look at where funds are available for a space port, there is one planned in dubai. there is not one affordable enough to fly into orbit, so i suggest that we had better solve that problem and then think about what a space port would look like. >> your thoughts on using model aviation as a funnel for youth to get into aircraft engineering, because your friends at the faa are trying to lump us then with the uab program. >> not just the faa. they are now in the air force debating how do you give an air medal to a person that flies a drone and kills people in more, and that night goes to las vegas show and sleeps with his wife. that is actually happening today. those drone things are flying just outside of l
, sarah richardson, after being busted for drunk driving in new mexico. 22-year-old resigned her crown as miss has cruces. >>> a man reportedly wore all of his vacation clothes at the same time to the airport in order to avoid the fees for his luggage being too heavy. smart travel says he could have avoided that by investing in clothes from scott everest, they have hidden compartments so you don't need a bag to travel. now you know. gretch, back to you. >> gretchen: all right. thanks, steve. for one american family, two months is turning into a tragic holiday season. 32-year-old pastor most likely won't be home with his wife and children for christmas. he's being jailed in iran, even though no formal charges have been filed against him. the iranian born christian convert is an american citizen. but was taken into custody while visiting family in the country. since then his family has been working around the clock to get him free. >> few weeks ago he told me there is prisoners hurting him and there was a couple around of interrogators, the second round had hit him and had physically abu
of capital gains. the capital gains tax will go up 10%. host: john from new mexico. caller: thank you for taking my call. you read my tweet just a little while ago. i want to continue on this theme of the lower capital gains rate. this low capital gains rate is a way the uber rich use to control to give themselves their own tax rate and their own general tax category to there everything in. they can lessen their participation in our democracy. i have investments, too. to only have to pay a 15% rate on that income seems silly to me. i pay normal taxes and normal social security. there is no need to incentivize capital formation these days. host: are you retired? caller: i am still working. host: this is a story from "the wall street journal." host: "families with adult children." how can you take advantage if you're a couple and one spouse earns more than the other? guest: i would not want to delve into that. host: we will move on to jim in north carolina. go ahead, jim. caller: thank you for taking my call. the lowering to the $1 million cap. my wife and i have never made more than $6
officer: the senator from new mexico. without objection. mr. bingaman: i give back all remaining time and ask for the yeas and nays. the presiding officer: is there a tough time? there appears to be a sufficient second. there is a sufficient second. the question is on dpoirnlation of the shea nomination and the clerk will call the will call t. vote: vote: vote: vote: the presiding officer: are there any senators in the chamber wishing to vote or to change their vote? if not, on this vote the ayes are 72, the nays are 23, and the nomination is confirmed. under the -- under the previous order, the motion to reconsider is considered made and laid upon the table. the president will be immediately informed of the senate's action, and the senate will resume legislative session. the senator from michigan. mr. levin: mr. president, the russia pntr bill is before us. it takes a long overdue action by ending the application of jackson-vanik sanctions to russia. jackson-vanik is no longer relevant to russia because russia no longer restricts the free emigration of its people. the soviet union be
this committee, the senator from new mexico and the senator from virginia. our first secretary of the treasury, alexander hamilton, observe energy is a leading character in good government. the president must lead in a divided government and must not advocate his or her responsibility. president obama has the responsibility to propose a real bipartisan plan to avert the fiscal cliff that can pass both the house and the senate. withdrawing from the recommendations of the simpson- bowles commission, the president could propose a plan that would not only avert the so-called fiscal cliff, but also help us avert the yawning fiscal of this ivory for me -- it this goal -- fiscal abyss. if president obama were to offer such a plan, republicans would act favorably. going over the cliff is unnecessary. as it has been observed in "the wall street journal," the president is boxing in the republicans. he is offering them a deal they cannot accept. first, the president has repeatedly called for a balanced solution involving both revenue and less spending. what is obvious to the most casual observer is that
senator from this committee, the senator from new mexico and the senator from virginia. our first secretary of the treasury, alexander hamilton, observe energy is a leading character in good government. the president must lead in a divided government and must not advocate his or her responsibility. president obama has the responsibility to propose a real bipartisan plan to avert the fiscal cliff that can pass both the house and the senate. withdrawing from the recommendations of the simpson- bowles commission, the president could propose a plan that would not only avert the so-called fiscal cliff, but also help us avert the fiscal abyss. if president obama were to offer such a plan, republicans would act favorably. going over the cliff is unnecessary. as it has been observed in "the wall street journal," the president is boxing in the republicans. he is offering them a deal they cannot accept. first, the president has repeatedly called for a balanced solution involving both revenue and less spending. what is obvious to the most casual observer is that this plan is not a balanced.
. they can use it to help in their recovery efforts in the most flexible way possible host: new mexico has two air force bases, two national research allowance, and many folks are dependent on federal money for work and assistance programs. for her. -- it will hurt. , democratic caller. caller: explain the logic behind what taxing one of our biggest corporations, which is the religious work -- religious churches and all of that that make $10 trillion a year. and also, how come medicare pays for -- i think it is $1 billion now -- a formula enhancement drugs. that is a pleasure, not a need. -- for male enhancement drugs. that is a pleasure, not a need. host: independent caller, go ahead. caller: i would like to bring up the point that you have brought of the federal portion of the moneys and the money does not go -- come out of nowhere. that is the tax dollars, or has been borrowed, were printed. that money is not without cost. i would like to have your opinion on that. thet: you're referring to state's share that has to match the federal dollars, and yes, it has to come from somewhere. we h
this if they can find an 18-year-old to go with them. host: we have a call from debbie from new mexico. caller: i'm on the air? host: go ahead. caller: your comments about the medications making them so sullen. i work in a psychiatric facility for juveniles and you're right they stop being suicide al. but instead they become extremely aggressive. aggressive to the point where the courts petition to get them out of the jail because they can't handle them because they're so aggressive. host: let me clarify. is that after they take anti-depressants? caller: yes they do. i work in a sike facility in albuquerque. and we have killers there. and they stop the depression stops but they become -- because of these anti-depress nths that they take. we have one machine in the whole united states that actually measures seratonin. other than that they're being prescribed like m and ms. they all have a fixation with guns. we do have killers in the facility. and this idea that this is the meds are going to make them sullen, no, your information is correct i'm on the front lines working with these kids and no as
for their selfless service to the united states. >>> new this morning, authorities in mexico say they have found the wreckage of a plane believed to be carrying mexican american singer jenny riviera. six others including two pilots were thought to be on board. the plane took off from monterey mexico on sunday and lost contact with air traffic controllers. the 43-year-old was born and raised in long beach, california. last night her fans gathered there for a vigil. >> whatever culture you were from she inspired you as a woman. she was a strong woman and went through what a normal person no artist or star goes through. >> i am in shock and i can't believe it. you feel like it's a dream. it's like it's not happening. >> she is a superstar singer among the latino population and stars in a reality show about her life called i love jenny. >>> australian djs behind the prank call to a hospital where kate middleton was staying they pretented to be the queen and prince charles ants nurse they called committed suicide not long after falling for the scheme. we are hearing from one of the disk jockies. >> i
with the rules committee dominated by the majority. that is it. >> host: roger in new mexico, a few minutes left. >> i will try to be quick. the senator reminds me of my grandparents in oklahoma. save lives by the rule of two wrongs don't make a right. i think that is a good solid rule to live by. i remember reading in a book called aftershock about two dangers facing america. one of them is the debt situation, the death bomb, the only thing supporting the u.s. dollar is the fact that it is the world's reserve currency. the day that is gone is the day the dollar is gone. becomes worthless paper. would you care to comment about that? >> guest: you are accurate in your assessment of that. you heard some discussion this past summer of the chinese and several others thinking of creating another reserve currency or at least using currency denominated in the you want to be treated. it is very critical. the world reserve currency, we started undermining this in 1971 when we went off of the gold standard and as we printed money, through the last four years we have made that quite worse. i would go to yo
, arkansas and louisiana and new mexico, that's one, 3rbgs two, three, four, five states, received 68 disaster declarations and almost $40 billion in disaster assistance. for five states, $40 billion. we have more than five states, many more here, asking for $150 million. as the senator from maryland has pointed out. the distinction is so clear. i just say point blank, this legislation is not going to pass without the inclusion of this fishery money, point blank and period. i thank the senator from rhode island would agree with me. mr. whitehouse: i'd be delegated to -- delighted to agree with the senator from massachusetts. our fisheries disaster as the senator from maryland declared, this is a declared, this is not a maybe, it's a declaration of the united states government. it's the multispecies ground fish disaster that affected the state of massachusetts and great leadership from senator kerry on all of this and affected the state of new hampshire and great leadership from senator shaheen on all of this. governors of rhode island, of massachusetts, of maine, of new hampshire, of
of this year at the conclusion of the 112th congress -- daniel akaka of hawaii, jeff bingaman of new mexico, scott brown of massachusetts, kent conrad of north dakota, jim demint of south carolina, kay bailey hutchison of texas, herb kohl of wisconsin, jon kyl of arizona, joseph lieberman of connecticut, richard lugar of indiana, ben nelson of nebraska, olympia snowe of maine, and jim webb of virginia. they have all worked ceaselessly to give their constituents the best representation and give the country the benefit of their views, their wisdom and their experiences. they're men and women who are committed to the nation and they have every day in different ways contributed to this senate and to our great country. and i want to thank them personally for their service and in so many cases their personal kindness to me. to listen to my points and to -- together hopefully serve this senate and this nation in a more positive and progressive way. in particular let me say a few words about some of the members who i had the privilege to work with very closely. senator daniel akaka, had who like hi
, 100 years old. happy birthday to a true sports f fan. here is frances shutt from mesilla, new mexico, 100 years old today. great educator, big author and world war ii veteran. all of those together. glenn and pauline miller, howard, kansas, love each other very much and love to spend time with their grandchildren. helen wheat, frederick, maryland, right up the road. love that town. 110. glass of wine every night with her din-din. that's it. that's all from washington at this time. >> all right, willard, thank you very much. >>> when we come back, we'll take a look at the important issue of security in our nation's schools and then we'll change the pace a little bit and we'll look at how you can find some last-minute travel deals for the holiday and how to navigate those crowded holiday airports. >>> first this is "today" on nbc. >>> as the school district here in newtown gets ready to resume classes this week, many questions are being asked about security both here and around the country. erica hill is here with more on that part of the story. good morning to you. >> savannah, good m
at the winter weather advisories from new mexico all the way to indiana. we are looking at snow to the north of the system. check it out. you can see it making it across the country. to the south, mostly rain. to the north from oklahoma to indiana, we are talking snow through tuesday morning. then it's all rain through the south. snowfall amounts anywhere from 6 to 9 inches in central kansas. three to six inches from the southwest all the way to ohio. then in the lower mississippi river valley, one to two inches of rain. that's what's going on around the country. first this message and your local weather. >>> happy monday, everyone. new year's eve. filtered sunshine for today. we'll rise into the low and mid 40s. it will be one of the warmest days of the work week. college park at 32. riverdale, 32. vienna at 27 degrees. let's look at the forecast for today. we'll see high clouds in the area. the high, 41 to 46. new year's >> erica, that's a big tract or. we're going to be up on it, coming up. that's a big tractor. >> we look forward to seeing that, al. thanks. >>> it is going to be a cold n
crashed in mexico. >>> thunderstorms from the ohio valley to new orleans. afternoon rain in the northeast. >>> and finally this morning, if you're in the market for one of those hideously over-the-top christmas sweaters, we have the solution. >> that rests with one online entrepreneur. valerie hurs has the details. >> reporter: andrew has an entire room this his house full of colorful, festive swerts. some of them, just plain ugly. >> i would reminisce about a school teemp, somebody there church who would wear these really gaudy speweaters. >> reporter: he's selling them to people who want to attend ugly christmas sweaters party. last year, he tried to throw one himself. but couldn't find a lot of sweaters to choose from. >> i'm not doing this. >> reporter: this year, he's ready. and wants to help you be ready, too. >> i opened the box, i just loved this sweater. >> reporter: yeah, pops out at you. look at the zipper. >> reporter: the holly leaf tassel for the zirp. a friend of mine's girlfriend is jewish. she wassing looing for a more hanukkah-style sweater. >> reporter: he started the s
, jeff bingaman, of new mexico, someone who's always brought intellectual rigor, a lawyer's insistence on thoroughness and a real commitment to people. it's been an honor and a pleasure to work with him on the help committee, especially on the affordable care act. i was proud to support him all that he did, particularly in developing and focusing on the health work force for the future. i knew i could count on jeff in the committee and on the floor as one of those men that i refer to as the ga gallahads, where mn of quality always support we women as we sought equality. our initiatives to end discrimination against women in the health care and in the workplace were some of our proudest achievements in working together. i also would like to comment about jon kyl. i've worked across the aisle from jon kyl and i've been seated across the table from him at everything from bible study group to the senate intelligence committee. we studied the words of the bible together to make ourselves better and we worked in our committees to make the world better. we lived through september 11th and the
of midnight, you may want to have a luck charm or two to bring in the new year. hundreds of people bought luck charms at a market in mexico city. they small toys to red and yellow undies. those who support the yellow are thought to attract money. if you want both, you need to double up. >> i don't have either of those colors. but i'm not going to that store to get them. i don't like any of those. >> you have to go shopping. >> they have pockets if you want. love and money. >> underwear with pockets. another thing we used to do, put luggage at your doorstep. that means you're going to do a lot of traveling v.j. >> how about we try all of that together. we are going to be asking folks to tell us what they're going to be doing, right? >> absolutely. you can tweet any one of us. >> there you go. all right. i tell you one thing, you want to dress for some cold weather today. because certainly the early part of our day, it's going to be cold. we're starting out way below freezing. 26 degrees in laurel, maryland. 32 in college park. clarendon, virginia, current temperature 27 degrees. 29 by 6:00 this
. the legislature includes 38 new people. >> in mexico the president is being sworn in today returning the pri party to power after 12 years. he has promised a transparent government that will put in reforms but some in mexico fear a return to the corruption that existed when they controlled mexico for seven decades. the vice president is expected to be present at the inauguration. >>> the government of bangladesh plans to offer compensation to the families of the 125 people who died last week in a fire. officials say the factory lacked emergency exits trapping workers inside. >> a salon that was the scene of a deadly shooting is scheduled to reopen today. three employees were shot and killed at the salon in brookfield wisconsin before the gunman took his own life. one of the victims was the shooter's estranged i.e. we are very excited, and very much looking forward to starting the healing process and in doing so we need to reopen the doors and get back together with our clients. >> it's the first time the owner and employees have returned to the spa since the tragedy. >> a staged plane cra
% drop since the last quarter of business. >>> mexico's new president has just been sworn into office. that is president enrique pena nieto. we're keeping an close eye on this. there was a delay in the swearing in ceremony. there have been a lot of protesters. but the police were able to disperse that crowd. that has just happened. the president is walking around there. sort of a sash there around him. again mexican president pena nieto has taken office. >>> let's get though now to today's list of number ones. the rush hour new york city is probably worse these days but it's kind of good news. the new york area is the leader in new jobs. about 128,000 more people were working in the big apple compared to a year earlier. at the same time houston gained about 96,000 jobs. los angeles about 78,000. given its record energy production, north carolina has been named as the best-run stat. wyoming slips to second in this year's 24 sln 7 wall street.com rankings. nebraska is third. california wins the dubious distinction of the worst-run state just ahead of rhode island and illinois. >>> well,
push toward easten. here's the storm. you can see tremendous moisture. that's out of the gulf of mexico. cold air wrapping around the back site. 30 -- 30s tonight. we'll talk about how much falls where in the state. that's coming up. >>> an update on breaking news we first brought you at 5:00. there is a new development in the phylicia barnes murder case. prosecutors are requesting the courtroom be closed for part of the trial because of a sexually explicit videotape. >> reporter: we spoke to the defense team for michael maurice johnson who said they need to respond to that hearing submitted by the state. the baltimore state's attorney's office wants to show a video that shows phylicia barnes having sex with the defendant's younger brother alongside the sister who is engaged in sexual relations with john covent the defense wanted to keep the tape out of the courtroom for sensitivity for the family but says now it will be used to their advantage. attorneys say it shows barnes and johnson are friendly, which is a different light that was presented in johnson's bail review. we don't know h
. >>> mexico will swear in a new president in just a few hours when enrique pena nieto takes the oath. he named his new cabinet yesterday, you see him here. he also took control of the armed forces in a traditional midnight ceremony. >> teaching children with autism isn't always easy, but help may be on the way from an unexpected place. an ipad app and a green robot. joe carter has more in today's "start small, think big." >> reporter: children with autism are getting help from a friendly creature. >> it's a robotic system designed to help people with autism learn and practice skills in a fun way. >> can you help me? >> reporter: like making their bed or brushing their teeth. students at children's institute of pittsburgh are testing the system. they can play with popchilla and interact with the robot in the real world. >> children with autism want to present things in as many formats as possible. >> reporter: interbox created the system, originally specializing in entertainment robotics they realized they could help kids with autism by chance. >> we were at a kids' fair and had a high-end anto
on the actress' trip to mexico in 1962 and her association with frederick vanderbilt field, one of her communist leaning friends. he was monroe's guide on the trip where she bought furniture for her new home. >> she was spending quite a bit of time with frederick vanderbilt field and he was cut off from his family and actually disinherited from the family wealth because of his extreme leftist views and that also put marilyn monroe in a light that suggested that maybe she did have some communist ideas. >> reporter: the actress died later that year. los angeles authorities concluded her death was a probable suicide, but many still want to know exactly how she died. the fbi files do not show any information about the agency's investigation on her death. >> it does talk about how there were claims at the time that marilyn monroe didn't take her own life and that she was possibly murdered, but these papers don't reveal any new clues as to what caused her death. >> reporter: the fbi released these files after removing dozens of redactions. the agency never found any proof that monroe was a member of
. >> she's fine. >> reporter: nbc news sat down with emily's father in california, while her mother was on the phone from mexico. emily's parents say their daughter is now being treated by doctors in mexico. they won't say where. but police call their actions reckless. >> there is a criminal element to this from the standpoint that we don't know the motive or reason why mom removed emily from the hospital. >> reporter: investigators say what happened at phoenix children's hospital may be a case of child endangerment. they worry the catheter still in emily's heart could become infected. >> we've been told that by doctors is that the minute that this little girl gets an infection, certainly just a matter of days could result in her death. >> reporter: emily's father says he had nothing to do with his daughter's disappearance. over the weekend, he was questioned by border patrol officers as he reentered the united states from mexico. >> she's in very good hands now. >> reporter: the family who hasn't been charged with a crime say they removed emily from the phoenix hospital after she c
to fe great. miralax. >> live from america's news headquarters, i'm kelly wright. an american marine is back on u.s. soil after being released from one of mexico's most dangerous prisons, a judge release saying john hammar late last night. this is a picture of him shackled to a bed. arrested back in august when he tried to drive across the mexican border with an antique gun that his family says was an heirloom. and the pain still unbearable in newtown, connecticut. three more victims of friday's deadly school shooting massacre are being laid to rest today. emilie parker, josephine gay and ana mari mar kwez-greene. i'm kelly wright, back to bulls and bear, for the all the latest headlines go to foxnews.com. uncle sam now on youtube. no, it's not a hoax like the latest youtube video going viral, but it just may have taxpayers going viral. the new online tutorial showing americans how to customize government benefits to suit you. >> to begin the benefit finder you must first answer the nine core questions essential to narrowing your results. remember, the more questions you answer, the
the beltway to the bw parkway. richard, erika. >>> thanks, so much, alexis. you may want to start off the new year with a lucky charm. hundreds of people bought luck charms at a market in mexico city. the market is a popular place this time of year. you can buy almost anything from a small toy lamb to red and yellow undies. red symbolizes love and yellow is thought to attract money and wealth. >> today you can celebrate the new year at the first night celebration in alexandria. the party starts at noon. there's fun for the family. more than 100 indoor performances are set to happen throughout old town. kids can make a kite or decorate some cookies. the night will end with fireworks, of course. the cost is $20 for the first night bash. >>> coming up in 30 minutes, new zealand will celebrate 2013. at 8:00 a.m., sidney, australia will bring in the new year. revelers set up camp on the shores of the harbor. more than a million people are expected to see the display at the sydney harbor bridge. at 11:00 hong kong will celebrate with the biggest fireworks display ever for that country. they spent $
there. a new storm developing in the rockies is going to head out to the plains. has some energy from the gulf of mexico. warm, moist air behind it. cold air moving in. they could see near blizzard conditions by thursday out across minnesota, nebraska, this area right through here. a stripe of maybe heavy wind-blown snow. that cold airy ventionly is going to be heading out to the east. we will see some temperatures dropping but not until friday. ahead of it some mild air still around the region. a little snow this afternoon across pennsylvania. that's all gone. we are pretty much cleared out. there is a little patch of clouds here in ohio pass together west. we are not concerned about that. there is that low pressure. once that passes south of us high pressure builds in. nice day wednesday but thursday another why of low pressure with a strong cold front first of all mild air moving in. mild air means rain. behind it, however, as the cold air comes in it will be bringing a lot of cold air to the far western sections of maryland. i expect garrett county only in maryland to see snow sho
news is here now with the story. >> right. other universities like texas and michigan are liking what they see at berkeley. they want to sty⌝a >> he escaped from violence in mexico when he was 16, landing in los angeles. year later he graduated with honors and was the only student at his high school to get into uc berkeley. >> everybody was happy except me. i was like. yeah. i got in. i was like i don't know how i'm going to make it. i won't be able to go. how am i going pay for it? he is not eligible for aid, including pell grants. he's had to take odd jobs to help pay for college but that hasn't been enough. >> many drop out on the way to say we're not longer able to be students. >> others reached out to the chancellor this, is a photo of the chancellor and several undocumented students. he decided to spearhead a scholarship program with the help of the evelyn and walter hough junior fund. about00 students will receive a portion of the money. >> it's an investment in them, their futures and what they dillwill do for state and country, over time. >> another $300,000 was donated to
was missing. >> no new information is being released to the public. the oil company spent last week trying to figure out the source in the gulf of mexico. 7 million gallons of the oil leaked in the gulf after the deep water horizon disaster. bp pleaded guilty about lying to congress about how much oil was pouring into the water. >>> the u.s. government fines toyota for delayed safety reports. $17.4 million fine to the national highway traffic safety administration. the ntsb says toyota failed to report a safety defect. this is the 4th fine levied against toyota in the past two years. >> a strong storm slams into washington state. as jeff reports, the severe weather caused problems on the roads and on the water. >> the only thing i remember is breaking glass. >> steve was driving to work around 5:30 this morning in lake stevens in the pouring rain and darkness he could barely see the tree come crashing down. >> headlights and looked like fuzzy stuff which ended up being a tree. just happened so quick, there wasn't even much more to hit brakes. >> landed across 84th street in lake stevens. t
is actually from mexico city. she doesn't have a mustache. she doesn't wear a sombrero or a poncho. >> alex demetrick, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, the organization that oversees the sororities and fraternities at penn state called the drawing derogatory and is investigating the incident. >>> triple a says the average for a gallon of gas is down from this time last week. analysts say prices should fall in the coming weeks as the demand increases. >>> here in maryland, paying average of $3.50 a gallon. now down to $3.36. still we're paying about a dime more than this time last year. >>> it's being called the beltway battle. and lines are being drawn before sunday's big beltway battle between the ravens and the redskins. mary joins us now with more. >> reporter: howard county executive has chose know ad -- chosen a side and issued a challenge to his coirnt part -- counterpart in prince george's county. >> reporter: ken ulman delivered his challenge in his ravens jersey, to prince george's county rashid baker, who governs deep into redskins territ
. >> will the commission commence negotiating new arrangement with the state department, canada, and mexico, as mentioned in paragraph 34 of the commission notice of proposed rulemaking? >> i am not sure but we are committed to working with canada and mexico. >> is that a yes or no? rex i would have to look at the provision to give an accurate answer. >> the law requires you to do it. >> we will comply with the law. >> i hope so. section 640b2 of the spectrum act requires the commission to "make all reasonable efforts to preserve, as of the date of the enactment of this act, a covered area and population of each podcast -- broadcast as determined using the methodology described in oet bulletin 69 of the office of engineering and technology." does the commission intend to define explicitly what such reasonable efforts will constitute? yes or no? >> yes. >> mr. chairman, does the commission expects to have to find such reasonable [unintelligible] >> yes. >> paragraph 49 states a lot and optimization model may have limited or no applicability to this proceeding. the commission states it is the paragraph 50
the celebrities having fun in the sun. that continues today in "pop news." things are heating up between jennifer aniston and her fiance, justin thoreau in mexico. they're ypically into pdas. this is rare glimpse of an intimate moment. >> they're not married yet are they? >> not yet. >> they were not alone on their getaway. we told you the other day jimmy kimmel and others were there. just having some fun in the sun. you were in mexico recently, weren't you? >> i was. >> he and leo. >> yeah, it wasn't exactly. >> he and leo in cabo. >> well, actually, leo is in sydney right now. he threw a wild yacht party over the weekend. he looks at ease surrounded by bikini-clad ladies. jonah hill looks a little bit out of his element. i'm sure he's not come plang too much there. >> okay. >> you just saw that movie, "django unchained." >> i did. it was good. i enjoyed it. bloody, but interesting. >>> the bikini pictures continue. the superstar tweeting that she's bumping and proud over the weekend. she's expecting her second child with eric johnson, her fiance. they're in hawaii on vacation with their 7-month
damage done by going over the cliff with congress. nicole collins, fox news. >>> developing tonight, a strike that could have shut down ports up and down the east coast is averted for now. the long shoreman's union along the east coast and gulf of mexico will extend the current contract for 30 days. that extension prevents a possible strike that could have crippled operations at port and including the port of baltimore. in a statement today, the maryland governor martin o'malley wrote, quote, the port of baltimore continues to be a major part of the state economic strait generating and supporting thousands of jobs. during the extended period, we hope long-term resolutions can be reached for the hardworking families who depend on jobs and commerce linked to the port of baltimore. >>> to the state of the skins. it's the hottest ticket in town. the redskins play host sunday night as the two teams battle it out for the nfc east title and a place in the play-offs. our coverage begins at 5 with fox 5s lindsay murphy and more on the big showdown. hi, lindsay. >> reporter: to put this in pe
going for a swim in mexico. she just got married in july. >>> berkeley fire department has a new leader this morning. chief debra priers retired after 27 years with the department. she broke numerous barriers. the 51-year-old was berkeley's first female firefighter, its first female chief, and the second black female fire chief in the country. the newlywed wants to spend more time with her husband. deputy chief gill dong will leave the department temporarily. >>> and would-be parents here in the bay area are still holding out hope that somehow they are going to be able to adopt children from russia. that is despite a new law just signed by russian president vladimir putin. he signed it yesterday, banning american families from making adoptions. in san francisco, a woman who asked us not to identify her is already halfway through the adoption process and she says she is not giving up. there is a 3-year-old girl waiting for her at a russian orphanage. >> i love my daughter very much. i miss her. i want to be reunited with her and i want to bring her home. >> she is trying to be very optim
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